In September 2017, TVR unveiled its all new sports car, the TVR Griffith - Second Generation, at the Goodwood Revival. The Griffith is the first new TVR to be launched since the company was resurrected in British hands. The new Griffith stays true to the brand's rich heritage, while employing cutting-edge engineering. It uses intelligent engineering over electronic driver aids. Only the second front-engined production car to feature a flat floor, the new TVR Griffith boasts a full ground-effect aerodynamic package to ensure that the car remains stable at high speeds and delivers exceptional handling abilities.
The new TVR Griffith is the first production vehicle to employ Gordon Murray Design's revolutionary iStream® architecture. The innovative manufacturing process not only ensures the Griffith remains lightweight, it also delivers exceptional torsional rigidity. With a weight of less than 1250kg, and the engine mounted well behind the front axle line, a precise 50:50 weight distribution has been achieved.
Powering the new TVR Griffith is a naturally aspirated 5.0-litre Cosworth-enhanced V8, which enables 400bhp/tonne and is mated to a six-speed manual gearbox. Rear wheel drive. The new TVR Griffith achieves a top speed of more than 200mph, and accelerates from 0-60mph in less than four seconds.
The new TVR Griffith unveiled at the Goodwood Revival was the Launch Edition. TVR will produce 500 Griffith Launch Edition models. Specifications include a full leather interior and custom alloy wheels, as well as Launch Edition paint options and a bespoke infotainment system. Starting from £90,000, production of the new TVR Griffith Launch Edition will begin in late 2018. (ultimatecarpage.com & conceptcarz.com)
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